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rodeodance Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-05-04 06:56 AM
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34. God/Placebo/Diety/higher power/belief system-whatever you call it--
it does have effects on people--so they percieve these exceplars do--so be it. "Science" may just be part of this belief system--not the other way around. Who know?
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  -NYT: Researcher Pulls His Name from Paper on Prayer and Fertility DeepModem Mom  Dec-04-04 04:32 AM   #0 
  - I am still at a loss as to why after all this time  depakid   Dec-04-04 04:45 AM   #1 
  - "Leave it to Beaver" mode...LOLOLOLOL  TheDebbieDee   Dec-04-04 08:14 AM   #9 
  - alternative medicine is taken more seriously now...  NNguyenMD   Dec-04-04 12:00 PM   #20 
     - So if the study shows it does no good then they will stop praying??  leesa   Dec-04-04 12:05 PM   #21 
     - Its not a waste if the study is valid, and validity in methodology...  NNguyenMD   Dec-04-04 12:12 PM   #22 
        - Regarding CPR, a snippet from a study on the BMJ site  daleo   Dec-05-04 02:34 AM   #31 
     - I won't argue the power of the mind, but if the belief system was based  Tom Yossarian Joad   Dec-04-04 12:19 PM   #23 
     - you're probably right. I haven't read the study but maybe  NNguyenMD   Dec-04-04 12:26 PM   #24 
        - DAMMIT!  Tom Yossarian Joad   Dec-04-04 12:33 PM   #26 
           - haha, well I'm happy to be in agreement with you  NNguyenMD   Dec-04-04 12:36 PM   #28 
     - I agree spirituality can play a role, as can hypnosis and homeopathy  Straight Shooter   Dec-04-04 12:35 PM   #27 
     - Dr. Nguyen,  FlaGranny   Dec-05-04 08:20 AM   #39 
     - There is a difference between personal prayer and remote prayer  Isere   Dec-05-04 09:02 AM   #45 
     - THANK YOU for bothering to read the article  depakid   Dec-06-04 06:21 AM   #56 
     - yeah right  shanti   Dec-05-04 10:43 AM   #50 
     - Now, how many fool studies do I have to see?  depakid   Dec-06-04 06:09 AM   #55 
        - We have enough trouble with the anti-science regime  Isere   Dec-06-04 08:45 AM   #57 
  - A "Scientific Study"..................  ClintonTyree   Dec-04-04 05:36 AM   #2 
  - Those prayer studies are always intriguing  Hekate   Dec-04-04 06:25 AM   #3 
  - Thoughtful post, Hekate -- puts this into a different context for me...  DeepModem Mom   Dec-04-04 06:33 AM   #4 
  - At the risk of being flamed...  Chalco   Dec-04-04 06:44 AM   #5 
  - Not Prayer  HockeyMom   Dec-04-04 07:47 AM   #6 
  - Thanks Hockey Mom..  VivaKerry   Dec-04-04 08:16 AM   #10 
  - The best vacation  Chalco   Dec-04-04 08:17 AM   #11 
  - That has been my experience, when the stress is lifted, it happens  Mandate My Ass   Dec-05-04 08:08 AM   #38 
  - "hockey puck" .........as they used to say on MASH  Cheswick2.0   Dec-05-04 08:41 AM   #42 
     - Many of us are not  PatrioticOhioLiberal   Dec-05-04 09:33 AM   #46 
     - Oh, by the way  PatrioticOhioLiberal   Dec-05-04 10:55 AM   #51 
  - Fascinating, Chalco -- and welcome to DU!  DeepModem Mom   Dec-04-04 08:00 AM   #7 
  - No flames from me. I once did a body-blessing for a friend in need  Hekate   Dec-04-04 08:10 AM   #8 
  - You are..  leepsy   Dec-04-04 08:19 AM   #12 
  - Thanks Hekate  Chalco   Dec-04-04 08:20 AM   #13 
  - What do you mean by  Chalco   Dec-04-04 10:43 AM   #17 
     - Its hard to describe my mother sometimes  Hekate   Dec-05-04 01:10 AM   #30 
        - Interesting...  Chalco   Dec-05-04 06:35 AM   #33 
           - This is one of the most interesting discussions I've ever been in at DU  Hekate   Dec-06-04 01:10 AM   #52 
  - not flamed, but certainly questioned...  ret5hd   Dec-04-04 09:55 AM   #15 
  - All I can say is what happened and the sequence of events  Chalco   Dec-04-04 10:39 AM   #16 
  - I've had a couple  Mz Pip   Dec-04-04 10:56 AM   #18 
  - They were probably Charismatic Catholics  Cheswick2.0   Dec-05-04 08:54 AM   #44 
  - There are Charismatic Catholics  Bridget Burke   Dec-05-04 08:21 AM   #40 
  - D'oh  Cheswick2.0   Dec-05-04 08:52 AM   #43 
  - Stranger in a Strange Land  nashville_brook   Dec-04-04 12:27 PM   #25 
  - Placebo effects are "real effects"  daleo   Dec-05-04 02:41 AM   #32 
  - God/Placebo/Diety/higher power/belief system-whatever you call it--  rodeodance   Dec-05-04 06:56 AM   #34 
  - Interesting -  bitchkitty   Dec-05-04 07:18 AM   #35 
  - Interesting -  bitchkitty   Dec-05-04 07:19 AM   #36 
  - The Eastern traditions  luaneryder   Dec-04-04 08:37 AM   #14 
     - I would venture to point out  PatrioticOhioLiberal   Dec-05-04 09:50 AM   #47 
  - While I do not question that this may be possible...  kgfnally   Dec-04-04 11:28 AM   #19 
  - In my younger days I prayed long and hard  jpak   Dec-04-04 12:48 PM   #29 
  - How 'bout them leftover frozen embryos?  GrrrlRomeo   Dec-05-04 07:32 AM   #37 
  - This has nothing to do with "religion".......thoughts are things.....  Gin   Dec-05-04 08:26 AM   #41 
  - No offense, but you're utterly full of soup.  steely   Dec-05-04 10:20 AM   #49 
  - I wasn't questioning the methodology  GrrrlRomeo   Dec-06-04 01:20 AM   #53 
  - I agree with your last statement GrrrlRomeo......  steely   Dec-05-04 10:16 AM   #48 
  - Uh, this study said that patients did better when OTHER people  readmoreoften   Dec-06-04 03:40 AM   #54 
 

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